Fellowships / Job Openings

Acceptance of Other Researchers

Domestic Research Fellows

The IDE accepts talented Japanese researchers as visiting domestic research fellows for participation in our various research projects, with the purpose of qualitatively improving the research projects and promoting academic and research exchanges with outside researchers.

Domestic research fellows are not recruited openly, but are accepted only on the basis of recommendations from IDE researchers. The IDE bears no responsibility for paying any of our domestic research fellows salaries, stipends, or other associated expenses.

The maximum period of affiliation of a domestic research fellow with the Institute is one year.

Development Experts

Development Expert Program is designed to expand research network through the academic exchanges between IDE researchers and prominent experts in the field of development studies and the related ones. Such development experts are not recruited openly.

Special Visiting Professors

Special Visiting Professor Program is designed to enhance the capabilities of researchers and research network of IDE, though the invitation of prominent professors or researchers with brilliant achievements. Such special visiting Professors are not required openly.

Short-term Acceptance of Foreign Visiting Researchers

With the purpose of promoting international research exchanges, the IDE accepts competent foreign researchers (who are engaged in research on the economic or social development of developing countries, and have attained superior records of research performance) for a short period (of up to three months) on an ad hoc basis.

Such foreign visiting research fellows are not recruited openly. During their affiliation with the IDE, all foreign visiting research fellows are provided with a personal study booth, a personal computer, and access to the IDE library.

The Institute, however, does not provide any financial support such as travel expenses, living expenses or research expenses to foreign visiting research fellows.
IDE accepts applications for Foreign Visiting Researchers anytime and it will be considered in the selection committee. For further details, please contact us at vrfide@ide.go.jp .

Acceptance of Interns from Abroad

The IDE accepts interns from abroad, at the request of related research and educational institutions. However, we do not provide any salaries, stipends, or honoraria to such interns. At present it is not recruited publicly.

For further inquiry, please contact:

International Exchange and Training Department, IDE-JETRO 3-2-2 Wakaba, Mihama-ku, Chiba-shi, Chiba 261-8545
TEL: +81-43-299-9560 FAX: +81-43-299-9728 E-mail: vrfide@ide.go.jp